[IN PICTURES] Spring migration brings with it countless birds to Europe’s breeding grounds
A new BirdLife campaign aims to inspire people to enjoy, care and protect birds during the spring migration.
Hunting lobbies in feud over trapping project for 12 ‘privileged’ members
Trapping project for 12 members proposed by St Hubert Hunters meets with opposition from FKNK
Whales in the Mediterranean: more common than you think

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the Mediterranean are more common...

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the...

BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood...

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey...

Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Migration of ducks, the harbingers of spring | Charles Coleiro

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes place between...

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes...

[IN PICTURES] The glorious months of spring bird migration

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular events in a...

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular...

[WATCH] Keeping watch on Maltese hunters, from the break of dawn

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting spots, searching for...

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting...

‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of...

[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to...

BirdLife: Opening spring hunting season will put Malta back into EU court

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over request to lift moratorium on hunting of turtle dove in spring

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over...

Maltese hunters claim they will shoot less birds if spring moratorium is lifted

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in spring and pledges not to exceed 7,000 bag limit for turtle dove

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in...

[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups...

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after...

[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of...

[WATCH] Barn owls set to return to the Maltese wild, parliamentary secretary says

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the conservation of wild birds, Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Clint Camilleri inaugurated the...

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the...

Fate of Killifish main concern during PA meeting on Magħluq dredging

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to improve water...

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to...

Rift in lobby as St Hubert Hunters express support for wildlife crime unit

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove season over fears of abusive hunting

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove...

Diving community reports worrying decline of fish

DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater...

DIver associations have voiced concern over...